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Exercise: Export X Factor Series Data to SQL Server Table
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In SQL Server Management Studio, open and run the script called Create table for series.sql in the above folder:
You should now have a skeleton table of series, ready to be filled in with data.
Create a new package called Serious series, and within this create two control flow tasks:
The first task should execute the SQL statement TRUNCATE TABLE tblSeries for the X Factor OLEDB connection, while the second one should be a data flow task which we'll configure in a moment. Ignore the yellow triangle!
Now configure the data flow task so that it:
- Takes data from the Excel workbook in the above folder (you'll need to create an Excel connection manager for this); and
- Exports it to the tblSeries table in the X_Factor database (using the existing OLEDB connection).
Run your package twice. You should get the following table of data:
Each time you run the package you get rid of old data in the table before adding new rows.
Close this package down.